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captions paid for by nbc-universal television from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it's winesday, wednesday, everybody. it's april 4th. no, this is not hoda woman. this is hoda ray. >> hoda ray. >> billy ray cyrus. very handsome and talented. he's back with me for the second day. thank you for yesterday. >> it was so much fun. >> there will be a big difference today. he's having red bull today. red bull and cranberry, right? that's your drink now. >> that is red bull and cranberry.
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>> uh-huh. and our facebook fans yesterday loved our panty hose polo. >> i didn't get to see it. what happened? >> i think we have it up. this is fun. >> that is so wrong. >> on so many levels. oh, gosh. >> that is -- oh, my gosh. >> talk about a case of the droopy ball. oh, my gosh. >> you know what? >> i could have done that all day long, though. it was so much fun. you didn't go over the line, though. watch. watch. we're very competitive around here. boom! >> if i don't get that viagra endorsement now, i never will. >> there you go. like you need more money. like you need more going on. you know what we want to do? >> yeah, i do, actually. >> what we started doing in the dressing room this morning -- red bull works, doesn't it? we started writing a song. we didn't have time to finish it. so i said to billy ray, i said you know what?
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we both love to write. let's see if our facebook fans can help us finish the lyrics. because i was going to -- you'll see. let's start it. >> okay, okay, you ready? ♪ you wear the leather ♪ you wear the lace >> hit a cord. ♪ we'll get together ♪ and you can -- >> finish that song! all right. from barbara. ♪ begin the chase from melissa ♪ lick my face from monica ♪ invade my space >> here's the second one. ♪ i'll bring the wine, babe ♪ and i'll bring the liquor ♪ we'll get together and --
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♪ see who gets sicker ♪ there's nothing more tough and tender than when leather and lace get together ♪ now finish that song, everybody. we'll let you finish the chorus. >> that's going to be a tough one. >> you think? there's never. there's forever. >> together is a tough rhyme word. >> no! together! forever. that's all you need in a love song, a country one, of course. two cords. >> two cords. >> i like that leather and lace thing. we could be -- you could be hank williams and i could be tammy why not. >> this is the way sonny and cher got started? >> no, it's what broke them apart. you can put that guitar down, darling, for now. until the end of the show. you're going to sing your new hit with it. what's it called? >> "hillbilly heart." you know that's the name of my book that comes out this fall. the album, too. the album and the book come out this fall. >> okay. >> both called "hillbilly
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heart." just a coincidence. >> they should go together. that's what you are. you are a hillbilly and you've got a good heart. >> the book was about the music. i started writing the book. i had written all these songs. i started making the album. i go, i got to stop on the book for a minute because i'm not done with the music. i finished the album. now i'm going to finish the book. as soon as i leave here i'm catching a flight. >> going to go to l.a. if you don't mind. we make a lot of news around here lately. lots and lots of news. sarah palin whom i thought was sensational yesterday. in person this woman is so drop dead beautiful. did you meet her yesterday? >> i met her. her husband is such a nice guy, too. >> a sweet guy. another sweet guy was here today. ryan seacrest sat down with matt a little earlier. speaking of rumors, let's take a look at these boys. i think they're having a bromance. >> what kind of conversations have you had with nbc about joining the "today" show? >> they didn't tell you?
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>> that's why you're here. >> i've worked with the "e!" network for years. nbc universal and "e!" are the same family. the plan is for me to join the nbc family and continue to have a roll at the "e!" network. the first assignment will be to join the primetime team for the olympics on nbc. >> you didn't answer the question. do you see yourself doing a job like this? >> you know, i don't know. i see you doing this for as long as you want to. you know, maybe the question is how long will you be on the "today" show? >> well, funny you mention that. >> because fans and myself included think you should be here for years to come. >> boy, can that boy dance. >> i thought they were going to kiss. >> they aren't french. there's nothing to worry about. >> the way -- the chemistry between the two.
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>> palpable. >> they start off, i thought there was a confrontation. all of a sudden are they going to hug? it was like -- >> it's a love fest. >> two brilliant men. that was quite -- that was a moment. you know, i was in there. >> i agree. we're all watching -- not the dressing room. don't talk about the dressing room. apparently more news was made last night. because my old pal regis just fresh back from a slow boat to china was on jimmy fallon's show last night. i hear he mentioned me. >> really? >> imagine that. >> what did he say? >> i don't know. >> ladies and gentlemen, we present to you two brains working as one. the first brain providing the answer. the second brain revealing the question! it's time for a brainstorm! >> a bottle of red, a bottle of white.
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>> what did kathie lee and hoda have for breakfast this morning? >> whoa. hysterical! >> that is. >> he is actually just back from the -- from a big long trip to china. i'm going to see him this weekend. i'll have all kinds of regis news next week. he didn't sound thrilled to be on the boat after five weeks. okay. the other woman making news, this woman cannot stop making news. i tell you, i want some of the scripts she says no to. the amazing betty white has a new show "off their rockers" here on nbc at 8:00. at 7:00 central. it premieres -- it's the second time around for it. it premieres again tonight. it's hysterical. let's take a look. >> let's do it. >> my bag hasn't come out yet. i partied for three nights in vegas and i'm so wasted! oh, my god.
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i have such a hangover you wouldn't believe. you ever done that? >> yeah. >> here comes my bag. oh, my goodness. okay. okay. oh, it's good to be back in reality. in the real world. you know, you party and you party. but there comes a time when you have to -- oh, my goodness. when you have to get back in the real world. bless you. thank you. >> sister mary katherine. >> that's a hit. >> very, very funny. tell me, do you think this is going to be a hit, billy ray? there was never a group like the beatles. all of them have had children. there's an idea their offspring, a member -- a kid from each beatle will sort of form a
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beatle 2 band. james mccartney says he, john lennon, johnny harrison are on board. the old holdout is jack starr. that's not his real last name. his brother jason might do it. question is, good idea? bad idea? >> you know what? it sounds like a good idea. >> really? but they're going to take the inevitable comparisons. who can compare to the beatles? >> if they just -- you know what they need to do is -- not that i know a thing about anything. i would suggest just make their own music. make their own sound. i think they would make their dads proud just to do their own thing and evolve in their own musical journey themselves. that could be a really cool thing. >> that's what we try to tell our children, anyway, right? be the best you you can be. >> nancy lee, who was ringo's girlfriend, she took the photos for my album cover and the book. not that i'm promoting it or anything.
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>> ringo is now married to -- >> yeah, yeah, yeah. nancy was years and years ago. >> we got fan updates. >> she just took the photos last week. >> for the new cd and the new album? the new book? >> yeah. don't bring it up. this ain't about me. >> do you wear your hair like that on it? >> some. some, i did. >> those aren't extensions, are they? they sort of look like extensions. >> pull it. >> this is real hair. this is real hair. >> it's connected to my head. >> what you got there, sara? >> i have some fan questions for billy ray. the first one is from angela. what is your favorite song right now? >> i like -- >> "hillbilly heart." >> you're psychic. and there's a new song called "think about changing my mind" on the new album. the one i just played, "hope is just ahead." >> good songs. got one minute to tell you all
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about something that's very, very serious. i've been involved with a group calmed child help for over 20 years. and this is an amazing organization that battles child abuse and neglect. and they lobby congress to change laws. indomitable ladies that started it. they're down in washington, d.c., right now. because every first wednesday in april is the day of hope down in congress and around the world. april is child abuse and prevention and awareness month. they light a candle right there in the halls of congress to commemorate and mourn, really, the five, now, children a day who die from child abuse or neglect. talk about a national scandal. five children every single day. do the math. die from it in our nation. and the statistics are getting much worse. when i started, billy, all those years ago, it was two candles. it was two wicks on the one candle.
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now it's five. the statistics are going the wrong direction. and for all the abuse that we hear about, it's actually three times more that goes undetected and unannounced and -- yeah. >> early on, in the early -- '93, '94 i wrote a song about child abuse. enough is enough. enough tears have been shed. enough hurt has been hidden. enough bled has been bled. enough is enough, let it rain, love and trust till the steel fist of rage has fallen. enough is enough. child abuse has to be stopped. >> i'm so glad you said it on this particular day. that's awesome. send that to my friend, sarah. that's beautiful. >> we'll get down there. >> you get going. i've got hoda woman coming back tomorrow. she's afraid. >> we could get to washington and back. if we go to washington then i've got to catch a flight to l.a. i got to be back in the morning. >> who cares? >> you're right. no one cares. up next -- i do care.
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i love it. i think we got a hit with "leather and lace." finish that, baby. up next, an honest and irreverent look at motherhood. the good, the bad and mostly the scary. right after this.
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as parents we've all had fleeting thoughts at one time or another that we'd never admit to anybody. unless, perhaps, your blogger jill -- is it smokler? jill started an online journal where women could anonymously share their secrets. now jill has a new book. the good, the bad and the scary started as an online journal. and? that's where you read. >> jill's here along with lisa. >> lisa belkin. >> she's the senior columnist. >> yes. of what? >> of "the huffington post." >> no. actually of life work and family at "the huffington post."
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by the way -- you dads have your moments as well, right? >> that's right. i'm writing a book called confessions of a scary daddy. >> it comes out right after "hillbilly heart." humor is the one thing that gets me through the day no matter what. especially as a parent. tell us about how all this came about. >> it came about as a baby book for my three kids. and just evolved into this parenting community filled with people who just see parenthood as the honest, you know, down and dirty way that it is. and not the rainbow and butterfly and perfect experience that some people, you know, portray it as. >> have you ever been completely and totally shocked by what somebody confessed to you? >> yeah. i've been shocked a lot. >> by what? >> oh, i mean, just things about people's spouses and mothers-in-law and a lot of interpersonal stuff. but they're funny ones. there are really funny parents
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telling, you know, their kids that the ice cream truck when it plays music is actually out of ice cream. just feeding their kids mac and cheese way too often. using the tv as a babysitter. hiding out in the bathroom. doing the things we do to survive. >> hiding out in the bathroom? i've made the kid go there and hide out. why would i want to -- if your kid is in the bathroom it's quiet where you are. >> you can't lock them in there. that is scary. >> this book would have been really handy when i had little ones. if you can give me a copy of it, i'd like to take it home and read it to miley tonight. >> good luck with that. >> it's really good birth control, i hear. i will absolutely give it to you. >> yeah. i've never excelled at that department. >> you've been dying to say something. what do you want to say? >> well, i read the book. and i wouldn't read it to your children. but --
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>> older ones would understand. >> jill has tapped into something. she's tapped into sort of the confessional. the online parenting confessional where you say the things that you might not say aloud. i'm intrigued that you say it started as a baby book. you started out writing these things to your children. >> i really did. originally when i started the site it was really as a way to keep track of little stories and little pictures. i didn't want to be that annoying person who sends 500 pictures a day to her friends and family of her children. those people are annoying. >> she hit a nerve. >> she hit a huge nerve. parenting is ugly and messy and sometimes depressing and makes you want to scream. >> and it's the greatest job on earth. >> yes. and you don't want to say certain things to people you actually know in real life
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because they might turn you in. >> like i have a favorite child. which is the one that's actually doing what you want at the moment. >> the one who's pissing me off least at any moment in time. >> i can't believe she said that. >> it's going downhill. i can tell you this. you can find an excerpt of "confessions of a scary mommy" at klgandhoda.com. >> i can't wait to read it. honestly. i think it's going to be great. >> on his way to promote you know what. sara's got those funny photos that are going to have you saying "what the what?" right after this. having one of those days? tired. groggy. can't seem to get anything done. it makes for one, lousy day. but when you're alert and energetic... that's different. you're more with it, sharper, getting stuff done. this is why people choose 5-hour energy over 9-million times a week. it gives them the alert, energetic feeling they need to get stuff done.
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all righty. it's that time when we take a look at all those photos you send in that make you say "what the what?" >> "what the what?" >> yes. and from what you hear -- it's what you say. >> here's sara haines. >> here we go. our first photo is from rachel watson from clinton township,
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missouri. at least it has tv. this is obey wife or live here. ray's doghouse. >> he's got satellite tv. >> he thought it through. if you're going to be out there you might as well have entertainment. >> why is it ray's doghouse? >> because ray is stuck there most of the time. >> who's the ray? >> you're hoda ray. >> our next photo is from suzanne carter from new york. why hasn't anyone thought of this before? husband day care center. >> need time to yourself? need time to relax? want to go shopping? leave your husband with us. we'll look after him for you. >> you only have to cover his tab. >> you only pay for his drinks. >> that was outside a bar which i thought was awesome. it's so true. drop the husband here. the next one is from brittany grim from erie, pennsylvania. should i be worried if i got a job here? cool off with creamy shakes and parfaits. now hiring losers. it was now hiring closers.
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that just doesn't read the same way. >> what is a closer? >> the late shift. the one that closes the place down. >> oh, i still wouldn't have gotten it. >> i always wondered how to spell parfait. there it is right there. >> that's not the funny part. i love that they got parfait right but closers -- >> closers they can't get. it's a french word. >> the next one we have a photo from patricia west from watertown, massachusetts. mr. happy crack says, a dry crack is a happy crack. >> i'm taking that down. >> we had to find a crack one. once kathie lee says crack, she says crack a hundred times. >> remember -- never mind. still ahead, guess who's here, everybody? tori spelling is coming up. a darling new entertaining book. and how much do you really know about easter and passover? we're going to find out. and unleash your inner party planner and entertain friends and family.
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we're back on this winesday, wednesday, with more of today ready to play our weekly trivia game we call "who knew?" this weekend is a double dose of holidays. we're going to celebrate. we're going to test your easter and passover knowledge. billy ray is filling in for hoda today. he's across the street at the nbc experience store ready to hand out those dollars, yeah, those dollars to people who get the answers correctly. and for those lucky losers who don't, they get a copy of one of my cds. everybody's a winner. here to help me out is mary kate mcgrath. senior editor at "real simple" magazine. >> good morning. >> let's get right over there to billy ray. got your first question ready? >> i'm ready to go. you ready? according to old superstition, what does the practice of wearing new clothes on easter
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bring? "a," wealth. "b," happiness. "c," health. or "d," good luck. >> we'll say "d," good luck. >> the answer is -- what's the answer, kathie? >> go ahead. >> the answer is good luck. correct. >> they didn't win my cd. they get the money. billy ray. give her the money. good luck. where did that come from? >> it started in mid-1800. if you wear new -- your easter finery on easter you're guaranteed good luck for the rest of the year. easter bonnets, pastels and everything and you should have a good year. >> good luck with that. billy ray, second question? >> all right. how many glasses of wine -- kathie, you're going to know this one. how many glasses of wine are
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traditionally drunk at a passover seder meal. "a," one, "b," two, "c," three, or "d," four. >> we'll go with one. >> and the answer is "d," four. >> yeah, billy ray, it's seder. i think we should give him the money. >> what's the consolation prize? what? >> never mind. mary kate, what's going on with that? >> it's four glasses of wine. you might not know how much you drink during a normal holiday. but during passover, seder, four glasses of wine. >> it's a long event. you sit at your table for -- it's a beautiful, beautiful experience. >> it's a gorgeous event. everyone's welcome at the seder table. four glasses. >> so pace yourself. billy ray, what's the third question? >> okay. the third question -- i'm falling apart here. the third question is, according to the old superstition, what does -- oh, wait a minute. i already read this one. >> give it to me again.
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>> yeah, yeah, yeah. okay. how much money do americans spend on easter candy each year? "a," $1.9 million. "b," $2.5 million. "c," $1.9 billion. or, "d," $2 billion. >> wow. >> that's what i say. >> that's a tough one. i'll say $1.9 million -- billion. >> and he's right! give him the money. >> kathie lee's cd. you get the cd and the money. >> mary kate, what's going on? >> very impressive. i'm glad he knew that. americans -- you think halloween is the candy holiday. easter is a close second at $1.9 billion in chocolate bunnies and peeps and all the good stuff. >> peeps and all those things. speaking of peeps, billy ray, quickly, we have time for one more. >> here we go. how long is the shelf life of the original peeps? six months, one year, two years
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or five years? >> "d," five years. >> no, nope. sorry. give that kid my cd. he's going to love it. >> yeah, you get the cd. >> i think he was right. >> it's two years. which is incredible. these things are, you know, they're -- can last forever. >> check with the ingredients and see why. >> they're really delicious. have a few this easter. >> thank you, billy ray. get on over here. >> i'm on my way back. >> hustle back because tori spelling is throwing herself a party right after this. there she goes! [ male announcer ] this is lois. the day starts with arthritis pain... a load of new listings... and two pills. after a morning of walk-ups, it's back to more pain, back to more pills. the evening showings bring more pain and more pills. sealing the deal... when, hang on... her doctor recommended aleve.
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reality star tori spelling has been keeping very busy. she has number four on the way. you tramp. she stars with her husband in oxygen's story "home sweet hollywood."
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also author of five books. the latest is called "celebratori." >> easy for you to say. >> i'm doing billy ray. i'm doing double duty here. he says he can tell which baby you're going to have. >> first of all, pretend you didn't hear. i'm supposed to tell you first on this one. >> since you lied to us last time. >> klg, guess what? >> what? >> i'm pregnant. >> i'm happy for you. what is it? is it a boy or girl? >> we don't know. we don't know. we didn't find out with the last one. we're not going to find out with this one. >> you're going to find out today. apparently he has got the -- >> is this true? >> he knows how to do it. >> it requires some time. >> it's a little bit personal. >> it's okay. i'll close my eyes. >> are you sure? okay. it's a boy. >> really? >> that's what you want, right? you'll take a healthy baby but you would love to have a boy. >> it would be nice to have two of each.
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>> i'm pretty sure it's a boy. >> how do you know that? >> it's just a feeling. >> yeah. i wouldn't count on it. >> don't start making wagers. >> don't start decorating the nursery. >> i wouldn't decorate yet either. >> you send the most beautiful flowers, the most gorgeous wines. what have you got for us today, darling? >> one of my party tips. budget effect. diy setup. it's great for parties. it's interactive. today i did a champagne bar because i know you don't like hard liquor. a little champagne bar for you. you can kind of put out your own stuff. make beautiful crafts. i'm a tag girl. people love the personalization. make your own tags with twice. you have your champagne. and then you have your juices. we have some red bull for you. >> thank you. >> some passion fruit for me. put your fruits out. herbs. let people go around and make their own drinks. i always believe in two signature cocktails to reflect the host. today there's three of us.
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there's going to be three drinks. here we have the achy breaky red bully me. nonalcoholic. >> this is red bull? this is cranberry juice? >> what am i getting? >> broadway berry fizz. >> broadway berry fizz, baby. we're going to see "newsies" today. what are you having since you're pregnant? >> passion fruit pregger. not alcoholic, of course. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> just naming them makes it fun, doesn't it? that's the whole concept. >> people love it. >> have fun with it. >> it should reflect the host of the party so it's great. this one is great because i put some ginger in it. during pregnancy you have the nausea and morning sickness. god bless i don't have any this time. >> then it's definitely a boy. >> you think? >> you're doing a craft show. >> i'm doing "craft wars" for tlc. i'm really excited. >> you are one of those crafty, crafty people. >> i am. first i got to show you my eggs.
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minis and appetizers. for easter. super easy. hard boiled eggs. deviled egg reinvented. reconstructed made into chicks. the nose is orange pepper. or you can do it with carrot. black eyes are olives. >> true or false. chickens lay eggs. >> you're kidding. >> do chickens lay eggs? >> yes, true. >> female hens do. >> darn it! >> have a bite. the chickies about to go down. >> yesterday i ate the chocolate covered prunes. today boiled eggs. now i'm catching a flight to l.a. >> i feel sorry for the people on that plane. >> me, too. >> i love interactive stuff at a party. this is something all the guests can participate in and make something for the host. if it's a wedding, it's great. put art out. pick the colors the host will have. they add to it and make a painting for the host. >> a beautiful book. tons and tons of ideas in it. all the best to the family. god bless, sweetheart. happy easter. happy passover. up next, do you really want
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to go out in that? dressing tips and tricks that will make you look thinner. we promise. right after this. i'm meteorologist chris warren with your weather channel forecast. and this is a look at where we're going to have that threat for storms. anywhere in green is possible to see some storms fire up, some of which way end up being severe. possible damaging winds, hail, lightning and maybe an isolated tornado. cannot rule that out at this point. another system moving into the pacific northwest. temperatures still warm east of the rockies. 60s and 70s, even new orleans pushing 90 degrees. same story in florida, another warm day. cooler in the northeast. friday, that next system pushing into the northern plains and the system that brought that severe weather to texas earlier in the week and the south will be pushing off to the southeast and
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off the atlantic coastline by friday. and then this weekend we're going to be seeing improvements for a few places. temperatures in the 60s, 70s and 80s from the canadian board tore the gulf coast. cooler in the pacific northwest. here's that next system on saturday, pushing in. we'll see things cool off now by saturday. boston, high of only 49. chance for a few storms around texas on sunday. around the great lakes, mainly the southern portion of the great lakes, best chance for showers and moving into the north lakes, as well. monday, another system in the pacific northwest, the eastern lakes and northern portion of the lower peninsula of michigan will have a chance for showers and possibly storms on monday. then we'll see that chance for showers and storms moving off the northeast on tuesday. so one system after another for the pacific northwest and moving
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it's faster and easier than coffee. every afternoon when that 2:30 feeling hits. -every day. -every day. every day is a 5-hour energy day. [ male announcer ] 5-hour energy. every day. we are back with ""today's" style and fashion tips and tricks to make you look slimmer no matter what your size is and your shape. >> luckily for us, we've got a style expert here.
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michelle horner, great to be with you. >> we all do stress out or something, don't we? >> we do. it's not just about looking thinner. it's about finding clothes that flatter your body type. >> what are you going to show us? >> first we have faith. faith has this nice pear-shaped look. sometimes she wears clothes that are a little bit looser, not as fitted. it's not very flattering. we put her in this charter club dress by macy's. florals are really big for spring. if you're going to wear florals, you want to pick one solid color, preferably in dark, and a medium-size pattern. too big of a pattern makes you look bigger. too small your eyes are all over it. >> you look like a sofa. >> you can look head to toe without your eye stopping. it makes her look longer and leaner. >> and emphasizes her waist which is the tiny part of her. >> exactly. the top part is fitted. make sure the fuller starts right below the stomach otherwise it makes you look big. >> we have alex. a slender and petite lady.
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>> alex is very thin. she complains sometimes about not having enough curves. the jeans she had on gave her no shape and nothing. these are g star. an amazing grand. they created these jeans with a 3-d technology fit in them. hold up the normal pair of jeans. they're flat. >> those are jeggings kind of. >> no. they're real jeans. if you hold them up they've got this 3-d technology. fits naturally to the shape and curve of your body gives you a lot of style and shape and curves which is what alex complains about. >> that's beautiful. what do those cost? >> about $160. denim is something you want to invest in. you can wear these from season to season. find something that fits perfectly. the top is ann taylor loft and completes the look perfectly. >> beautiful. thank you, alex. mora lee has a very curvy body. welcome to my world. >> mora is a mom. she complains about what all of us complain about. stomach never goes right back to its perfect shape. i don't know if you remember kate winslet.
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she was seen in the stella mccartney dress with the black side panels. this is the idea. an optical illusion. makes your sides disappear and brings your focus into the center. wear a darker color. nice draping at the top. deep v-neck. it's a little looser and flows on top. covers the stomach area. zara pants nice and fitted to highlight her skinny legs. >> billy ray, you like? >> i like it a lot. >> you seem to be liking this one. >> you talked about the denim. i invested in some denim. then i wore this oversize harley t-shirt to hide my fat. >> what i will see about you, your leather coat. that's an investment piece. you want to wear that -- >> i did invest in this. because i wear it every time i come to new york. >> you're good. >> i think we have one more, don't we? thank you so much. we have zia who has a very athletic frame. >> she's athletic. the before look, the skirt, it just doesn't hit right. the whole outfit is not working for her.
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here we've got an a-line skirt from banana republic. the nice thick waistband. a little higher to cover your stomach. the top is very fitted. she's a little bustier, chesty. >> nothing wrong with that, right, billy ray? >> that's wonderful. >> find a shirt that fits. otherwise you look big and puffy. a little tip is to tailor the sides. it's really inexpensive but makes for a perfect fit. >> thank you, michelle horner. we've got a performance from billy ray himself. guess what he's going to sing? "hillbilly heart." but first this is "today" on nbc. you are going to sing it. you will sing.
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"today" brought to you by toyota. >> billy ray cyrus's two-days as cohost is coming to a close. before he signs off, he's going to treat us to a new song. guess what it's called? "hillbilly heart." here's billy ray cyrus. ♪ born down in the holler, down among the hills ♪ ♪ never had a lot of luck, but i had some thrills keeping it country ♪ ♪ keep it country all the time, i said country is as country does, country is why country love ♪
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♪ walking by the river, down along the track, always trying to look ahead, a lot of love looking back ♪ ♪ keeping it country, yeah, keeping it country all the time ♪ ♪ well, i've been this way from the start, i got a hillbilly heart ♪ ♪ he's got a hillbilly heart >> i bet you got a hillbilly heart, too, girl. >> i don't know this song. but i don't care. ♪ hey ♪ ho ♪ hillbilly heart ♪ keeping it country
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♪ keeping it country >> woo! let me tell you something. ♪ lord, i love the guitar, love to hear it loud, if you don't like what you hear, you should leave this crowd ♪ ♪ we're keeping it country, keeping it country all the time ♪ ♪ well this southern twang, it is my art, i got a hillbilly heart ♪ ♪ he's got a hillbilly heart ♪ i love my truck ♪ he loves his truck ♪ love to drive it fast, if you
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don't like the way i drive, you can kiss my ass ♪ ♪ i'm keeping it country ♪ he's keeping it country ♪ keeping it country all the time ♪ ♪ i've been this way from the start, i've got a hillbilly heart ♪ ♪ i've been this way from the start ♪ ♪ he's been this way ♪ i got a hillbilly heart, a hillbilly heart, hillbilly heart ♪ >> thanks to billy ray for helping us out the last couple of days. hoda's going to be back tomorrow for ambush makeovers plus everyone has s

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